University of South Australia

University of South Australia

Project Manager (HEO 8) in the Corporate & Finance Domain, based in the Integration Management Office (IMO)

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  • Based in the Integration Management Office (IMO) in the Corporate & Finance Domain in the Adelaide CBD

  • Full-time secondment/fixed term contract until 31 December 2025
  • Commencement salary: $108,351 per annum plus 17% superannuation
  • We are seeking a Project Manager to contribute to one of the largest changes to higher education in Australia over the past 30 years and help shape the new Adelaide University. You will work for the University of South Australia and be based in the Integration Management Office (IMO) in the Corporate Finance Domain.

    About the Domain

    The Integration Management Office (IMO) has established functional areas which are referred to as Domains. Each Domain is responsible for executing tasks and producing deliverables that are crucial to the establishment of the new Adelaide University.

    The Corporate and Finance Domain focuses on the transformation and integration of finance and corporate services (Go to Market, Risk, Assets & Infrastructure, Planning & Analytics and Legal) into the new university. More concretely, the domain will support the setup and transition of the new processes, policies, systems, organisation & governance and reporting of Finance and Corporate Services for Adelaide University.

    About the role

    As the Project Manager you will be responsible for overseeing the planning, execution, and successful completion of various projects related to the creation of the new Adelaide University. Working as part of the IMO, which will oversee the integration and transformation to establish the new university, you will collaborate with cross-functional teams both within UniSA and The University of Adelaide, managing project resources, and ensuring projects are delivered within scope, schedule, and budget.

    Core Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to define project scopes, objectives, and deliverables
  • Identify and allocate the necessary resources to execute projects efficiently and effectively
  • Lead and motivate project teams, providing clear direction, setting performance expectations, and fostering a collaborative environment
  • Identify potential risks and develop contingency plans to mitigate their impact on project timelines and outcomes
  • Budget oversight and quality assurance
  • Essential Skills and Experience

  • Excellent project management skills with a proven record of successfully managing all aspects of large-scale and complex projects through to completion
  • Relevant tertiary qualification together with extensive project management experience and highly developed analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to influence and inspire cross-functional teams and work in collaboration with other teams
  • Highly developed relationship management and consulting skills
  • Demonstrated experience managing several finance and/or other corporate services projects is desirable
  • Experience working as a chartered accountant is desirable
  • About the new Adelaide University

    The University of South Australia and the University of Adelaide are working together to create a new Adelaide University that will make transformational investments in teaching, learning, research and innovation at scale for South Australia and beyond.

    The new Adelaide University will be a future-focused university, a magnet for talented staff and students alike. Combining the strengths of the University of South Australia and The University of Adelaide to deliver nation-leading curriculum and student experience, greater access to education, and world- class research excellence, the new institution will be recognised as one of the world's top 100 universities.

    Express your interest now!

    For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. Applicants are required to upload a cover letter and resume only.

    Please address your cover letter to Jessica Frisari, Recruitment Partner: IMO. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact Jessica via email at [email protected]. If you require assistance submitting your application, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at [email protected] using job reference number 6112.

    Applications close: 11.30pm Thursday 16 May 2024

    Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment.

    Applications will be jointly assessed by both the University of South Australia and the University of Adelaide in the creation of the new Adelaide University.

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    Job details

    Title

    Project Manager (HEO 8) in the Corporate & Finance Domain, based in the Integration Management Office (IMO)

    Employer

    University of South Australia

    Location

    Australia

    Published

    May 02, 2024

    Application deadline

    May 16, 2024

    Job type

    Administration/Managerment

    Field

    Business and Economics

    About the employer

    The forerunners of today’s UniSA were the South Australian School of Art, founded in 1856, the first of several Teacher Training Colleges formed in 1876, and the School of Mines and Industries which was established in 1889. These schools were renowned for providing quality education and for responding to the needs of the nascent colony of South Australia.

    The University of South Australia is a globally connected and engaged university with industry-informed teaching and research that is inventive and adventurous. Ranked number one in Australia for quality education and number six worldwide and with 100% of assessed research rated at or above world-class, the University is young, innovative and offers students the chance to gain real-world experience.  Focused on life beyond the classroom, the University of South Australia offers a practical approach to teaching and learning. Degrees are designed with strong professional emphasis and in partnership with industry, giving students opportunities to gain practical skills and graduate career ready.

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